Recently premiered Kenyan film Something Necessary was screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam on Monday 28. The film based on a woman called Ann who struggling to rebuild her life after the post election violence that swept Kenya after the 2007 elections.
Her husband died in the clashes and her son seriously injured. Her isolated farm in the countryside was left in ruins, she now has nothing but her resolve to rebuild her life. A young man(Joseph), troubled gang member who participated in the countrywide violence is drawn to Anne and her farm seemingly in search of redemption. Both, Joseph and Anne need something that only the other can give to allow them to shed the painful memories of their past and move on
Nollywood star Jim Iyke was present during the movie screening. He was accompanied by his manager Christopher Grey and they were shooting segments for his new TV show Jim Iyke - Unscripted which will air on networks around the world from March.
The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) is an annual film festival held in various cinemas in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It is approximately comparable in size to other major European festivals such as Cannes, Venice, Berlin, and Locarno.